24-Feb-2020 to 11:20

Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe wins fourth straight term

APA-Lomé (Togo) — Outgoing Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been re-elected for a fourth term, according to the provisional results of the February 22, 2020 presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) announced late Sunday.

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14-Feb-2020 to 18:46

Legislative elections in Chad set for December 13

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — Chad's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) on Friday announced that the country's legislative elections will be held on December 13, 2020.

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13-Feb-2020 to 21:40

Tension in Conakry in build-up to March 1st elections

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — In Conakry, the legislative elections coupled with the referendum of March 1, 2020, are the main topic of discourse in coffee lounges, markets or other meeting points.

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13-Feb-2020 to 07:53

Mutharika appeal against Malawi poll verdict dismissed

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Constitutional Court threw out an appeal by President Peter Mutharika and the country’s electoral commission against an earlier order declaring the outcome of last year’s presidential polls null and void.

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11-Feb-2020 to 06:21

Malawi rights groups call for fresh anti-electoral body protests

APA-Lilongwe-(Malawi) — Buoyed by a Constitutional Court judgement that found widespread irregularities in the conduct of last year’s general elections, Malawi’s civil society groups have lined up a series of nationwide demonstrations on Thursday to demand the resignation of commissioners of the country’s electoral body.

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11-Feb-2020 to 05:45

Malawi: Former MPs want all 2019 poll results nullified

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Over 100 former Members of Parliament who lost the 2019 parliamentary elections have ganged up to seek a court order nullifying the outcome of the polls, citing similar irregularities that saw the results of presidential elections being declared null and void last week.

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04-Feb-2020 to 14:16

Malawians in S/Africa celebrate nullification of 2019 poll

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawians in the Diaspora, including those resident in South Africa, are on Tuesday celebrating their country’s nullification of last year’s presidential elections due to “widespread irregularities” of the exercise.

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